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The Forged Coupon
3.88
This book is one of my all time favorites! It's short, sweet, and to the point. A great and twisted plot and a real lesson on materialism, the love of ...more
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May 24, 2008
 
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
4.31
This is one of the best series of romance historical fiction I have ever laid eyes on. It is well written, not "sappy" and is not a Fabio-type of read ...more
Jan 2002
Feb 13, 2008
 
Spank!
4.83
I put this in the self-help/self-discovery category as well because let's face it, folks, there is a lot to be learned about this controversial subjec ...more
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Apr 19, 2008
 
The Gold Coast
4.03
If you liked the Saprano's or you just like anything Godfather-sih or anything to do with the Mob then you will love this. It is sexy, funny, and a gr ...more
Jan 2003
Mar 26, 2008
 
Rubyfruit Jungle
3.84
I remember how much this book opened my eyes to a whole new world of sexuality I didn't know existed. All I can say is that I thank my friend Kim for ...more
Jan 1992
Mar 02, 2008
 
Walter the Farting Dog
3.88
This is on the shelf of the exam room at my doctors office. (Nice to know she has a sense of humor, eh?) I read it when I was waiting and laughed my a ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 11, 2008
 
Sex for One: The Joy of Selfloving
3.89
My gay friend, Matthew gave this book to me. He was a book slut and only bought books on sex. I think I read three chapters of it. It is by far, very ...more
Jan 2002
Mar 02, 2008
 
The Testament of Gideon Mack
3.76

Into this anxious cultural moment, The Testament of Gideon Mack has arrived like an answer to some demonic prayer. James Robertson's provocative novel
...more
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Apr 27, 2008
 
The Russian Tea Room Cookbook
3.79
One word: Stroganoff!!! THE BEST I have EVER made in my entire life. And thank God my Russian Granny is dead because this recipe is better than hers! ...more
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Apr 07, 2008
 
What's Your Poison?: Addictive Advertising of the '40s-'60s
4.00
Long before lawsuits and warning labels, cigarettes and alcohol were advertised as part of a healthy way of life. From celebrity endorsements to docto ...more
not set
Apr 27, 2008
 
If Singleness Is a Gift, What's the Return Policy?
3.97
For all those gals out there who are single, this is an awesome book written by two single women who absolutely "get it". It is Bible-based, so I gave ...more
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Jun 30, 2008
 
The Peter Pan Syndrome: Men Who Have Never Grown up
3.36
I read this when I was about 13. I found it in our basement/garage right next to The Cinderella Complex. Apparently my mother did some "light reading" ...more
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Apr 07, 2008
 
The Cupcake Deck
4.16
I first had to see who published this...of course! Chronicle!! When I worked for Collectors Press in Tigard they always copied whatever Chronicle and ...more
not set
Apr 27, 2008
 
A Brilliant Madness: Living With Manic-Depressive Illness
3.76
If you think you have bipolar, or think you know someone who does, or you want someone to be convinced they have it...you MUST read this. It is "real" ...more
Jan 1997
Mar 02, 2008
 
The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain
3.88
This book tells of the "disease" of writing and compulsive writing. It really gives a layman's perspective on writers throughout history that have wri ...more
Jul 05, 2006
Feb 13, 2008
 
Indigo Children
3.64
While I believe in the concept of "some" children being especially gifted with knowledge and wisdom far beyond their years and with the inate ability ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 19, 2008
 
Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety
3.95
My x-fiance was a cross-dresser. (Notice the "x" before the word fiance) And the more research I do, I begin to realize that MANY men do this!! It has ...more
not set
Apr 05, 2008
 
Probably Still Nick Swansen
3.62
This was written by my high school Advanced Placement English teacher. (Notice the name!!) She is a prolific author of many more books and writes main ...more
Jan 1990
Mar 22, 2008
 
Fiend: The Shocking True Story of America's Youngest Serial Killer
3.68
And we thought that teens these days were so horrible. This kid was a serial killer who was finally arrested at age FOURTEEN!!! And you thought YOUR k ...more
not set
Apr 05, 2008
 
Dreams of the West: The History of the Chinese in Oregon 1850-1950
4.27
This book was in production at Ooligan Press (at Portland State University) right when I graduated. So glad to see how gorgeous it turned out and I ho ...more
not set
Apr 05, 2008
 
Everyone Poops
4.18
I was introduced to this book in my Children's Book Publishing class at PSU. I thought it was hilarious, then I started to think about how a four year ...more
Jan 2006
Apr 14, 2008
 
Magical Thinking: True Stories
3.94
This is a twisted book, but man, it makes you life seem so ordinary and normal. It is fun to delve into his life and surprisingly, these are TRUE stor ...more
Feb 28, 2008
Feb 13, 2008
 
The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth About Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage
3.51
If you are a woman you MUST read this. Especially if you are even considering living with a man, getting married, or having children. This is the down ...more
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Mar 30, 2008
 
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
3.96
When I read this, I was absolutely amazed at how sexy vampires could be! The writing was excellent back then. I think that Anne has gotten a little la ...more
not set
May 01, 2008
 
Like Water for Chocolate
3.91
For you, honey, I will eat a box of matches! The only thing I did not like about this book is that I wish it just "mentioned" the recipes and then put ...more
Jan 2001
Mar 30, 2008
 
Cuisines of the Alps: Recipes, Drinks, and Lore from France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia (Hippocrene Cookbook Library)
3.64
If you find this for me, I will cook whatever you want from any of the recipes within. :) This looks like a GREAT cookbook. I usually only like foreig ...more
not set
Apr 04, 2008
 
What the Buddha Taught with Texts from Suttas & Dhammapada
4.16
This is a great reference book. A nice study guide to use along side the Bible if you are wanting to see the difference between what Jesus taught vs. ...more
Jan 2006
Mar 26, 2008
 
Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness
3.76
I put this under discovery self help because it is about Patty Duke's bipolar disorder and she writes of her experience since being Helen in The Mirac ...more
not set
Mar 26, 2008
 
Ink-Filled Page: Red Anthology
5.00
My good friend and one of the best editors I ever met, Ali McCart compiled some of the most well-written short stories in Portland and crammed them al ...more
Jan 2007
Jun 04, 2008
 
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red
3.61
This is the best supposedly true, ghost story novel I have ever read. This is the ultimate curl up on the couch on a rainy day book. Even better to re ...more
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May 30, 2008
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